Richard Ganter has joined BBVA Compass as senior vice president and market executive of the company’s wealth management private banking team for its new Miami operations. Ganter previously served as senior vice president for US Bank’s Private Client Reserve.
Scott Sullivan has been named senior vice president and commercial lending officer at Executive National Bank. He has more than 13 years of experience in commercial lending in South Florida. In this new role, he will be responsible for loan originations to serve the commercial real estate and business financing needs of the community within the tri-county area.
Name: Mayco Villafaña
Company: Chartis Insurance Company, part of AIG.
New position: External communications manager for the Latin America region.
Past Experience: Graduated from the University of Florida. More than 20 years of experience in communications. Served as lead media relations specialist for Florida Power & Light Co. Worked as chief communications officer for Miami-Dade County Public Schools.What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?: “The best advice I received was to always make a decision in my professional and personal endeavors. When you avoid making a decision, the decision is made for you with, most likely, a detrimental outcome. Deciding what course of action to take has taught me to be a more effective planner; it has improved my leadership skills and has allowed me to foster a more effective professional relationship with colleagues.”
Terry Clouser has joined Fleet Advantage as vice president of fleet services. Before joining the company, Clouser was responsible for overseeing all aspects of a 12,000-unit fleet for one of the U.S.’s largest carriers.
Elizabeth Lavelle Wynter has joined ChildNet as director of community relations. Before joining the organization, she was director of development for Gilda’s Club South Florida.
Paul Carty has been reappointed as president of the U.S. Green Building Council South Florida Chapter.